|1 Maccabees - Douay-Rheims Version|
LibriVox recording of The First Book of Maccabees, from the Douay-Rheims Version. Read by Sam Stinson. 1 Maccabees is an apocryphal/deuterocanonical book written by a Jewish author after the restoration of an independent Jewish kingdom, probably about 100 BC. It is included in the Catholic and Eastern Orthodox canons. Protestants, Jews, and some others regard it as generally reliable historically, but not a part of Scripture...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; audio book; bible; douay-rheims; apocrypha; deuterocanon; 1 maccabees
Downloads: 21,551 (2 reviews)
|2 Maccabees - Douay-Rheims Version (DRV)|
LibriVox recording of 2 Maccabees by Douay-Rheims Version (DRV). Read in English by Adam; Lori Arsenault The Book of 2 Machabees (more commonly rendered 2 Maccabees) is an abridgement of another work, now lost, which describes the events surrounding the defeat of Antiochus IV Epiphanes and the rededication of the Jewish temple in the 2nd Century BCE. It's canonicity (status as Holy Writ) was established later in the Christian era, and hence forms part of the deuterocanon (2nd canon)...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; bible; apocrypha; deuterocanon; hanukkah; maccabees; antiochus
|20.000 Mijlen onder Zee - Jules Verne|
LibriVox luisterboek van De 20.000 Mijlen onder Zee, door Jules Verne. Gelezen door Bart de Leeuw. Kapitein Nemo, de Nautilus en de mysterieuze diepten van de oceaan: Onvergetelijk. Kom mee op een avontuur langs de pracht van koraal en parels, de dreiging van haaien en reuze inktvissen, de wonderen van biologie en techniek, een reis van Antarctica naar Atlantis. Of we nu meegaan in een verhaal van het fantastische onbekende, een vertelling van het zwartste in de ziel van de mens, of een nieuwe i...
Keywords: librivox; adventure; audiobook; Verne; Nemo; Nautilus
|Münchhausen - Gottfried August Bürger|
LibriVox recording of "Münchhausen", by Gottfried August Bürger. Read in German by LibriVox volunteers. Wunderbare Reisen zu Wasser und zu Lande - Feldzüge und lustige Abenteuer des Freiherrn von Münchhausen, wie er dieselben bei der Flasche im Zirkel seiner Freunde selbst zu erzählen pflegt. Die Geschichten von Münchhausen gehören in die Tradition der Lügengeschichten, die weit in die Literaturgeschichte zurückreicht...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; Hörbuch; German; Deutsch
|Maarten Chuzzlewit - Charles Dickens|
LibriVox opname van Maarten Chuzzlewit, van Charles Dickens. Gelezen door Marcel Coenders. De familie Chuzzlewit is op jacht naar de erfenis van de oude Maarten Chuzzlewit. De kleinzoon, Martin Chuzzlewit, heeft daarnaast ook zijn oog laten vallen op de jonge en aantrekkelijke verzorgster van zijn opa. Een roman over zelfzucht. Speelt zich voor een deel af in de Verenigde Staten van Amerika. (Samenvatting Marcel Coenders) Voor meer informatie, inclusief een link naar het M4B luisterboek, de on-l...
Keywords: librivox; audioboek; literatuur
|Macht oder Ökonomisches Gesetz? - Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk|
LibriVox recording of Macht oder ökonomisches Gesetz?, by Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk. Read by redaer. Macht oder ökonomisches Gesetz? by Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk (1851 - 1914) Language: Deutsch (German) Böhm-Bawerk, Mitbegründer der Österreichischen Schule der Nationalökonomie, erörtert, ob ökonomische Gesetze auch für den Staat gelten. (Zusammenfassung von redaer) Böhm-Bawerk, Macht oder ökonomisches Gesetz? Zeitschrift für Volkswirtschaft, Sozialpolitik und Verwaltung, Bd...
Keywords: LibriVox; audio book; Economics; Political Economy; Ökonomie; Wirtschaftswissenschaften; German; Deutsch; Macht oder ökonomisches Gesetz?; Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk
|Madam How and Lady Why - Charles Kingsley|
LibriVox recording of Madam How and Lady Why by Charles Kingsley. Did you ever wish you knew how to explain natural phenomena such as earthquakes and volcanoes to your children? Search no more, this book has all the answers (at least all the ones that were known in 1869) and gives them in a pedagogical way. Listed on the Ambleside homeschooling list. (Summary by Nadine) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available...
Keywords: audiobook; librivox; science; children; education; volcanoes; nature; earthquake
|Madame Bovary - Gustave Flaubert|
LibriVox recording of Madame Bovary, by Gustave Flaubert. Published in book form in April 1857, the novel focuses on a doctor's wife, Emma Bovary, who has adulterous affairs and lives beyond her means in order to escape the banalities and emptiness of provincial life. Though the basic plot is rather simple, even archetypal, the novel's true art lies in its details and hidden patterns. Flaubert was notoriously perfectionist about his writing and claimed to always be searching for le mot juste (th...
Keywords: literature; librivox; audiobook; french; classic; romance
Downloads: 206,552 (1 review)
|Madame Bovary (French) - Gustave Flaubert|
Madame Bovary de Gustave Flaubert. Enregistré pour LibriVox par Nadine Eckert-Boulet. Charles Bovary, médecin de campagne, veuf d'une mégère, fait lors d'une tournée la rencontre du père Rouault et de sa fille, Emma. Après leur mariage, Emma reste insatisfaite et rêve d'une nouvelle vie. Son premier amant lui donne le goût du luxe et fait miroiter un avenir à deux avant de l'abandonner. Une fois remise, Emma continue à faire de folles dépenses, qui peu à peu la mènent à la ruine e...
Keywords: francais; French; littérature; LibriVox; livre audio; livre lu; littérature francaise; Emma Bovary; Emma Rouault; passion; romantisme; suicide; arsenic
|Madame Butterfly - John Luther Long|
LibriVox recording of Madame Butterfly, by John Luther Long. Read by Availle. Madame Butterfly is the story of the young Japanese girl Cho-Cho San, who marries a flighty American naval officer, and is thenceforth outcast from her relatives. Anxiously she awaits the return of her beloved husband, but when he finally anchors in the harbour, Cho-Cho San does not get the happy ending she was hoping for...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; Asia; Japan; fiction; literature; romance
Downloads: 24,598 (3 reviews)
|Madame de Treymes - Edith Wharton|
LibriVox recording of Madame de Treymes by Edith Wharton. Read by Elizabeth Klett Edith Wharton's 1907 novella explores the milieu of Americans living abroad in Paris. New Yorker John Durham travels to Paris to woo an old flame, Fanny Frisbee, now the Marquis de Malrive. Fanny is separated from her husband and wants to marry John and return to America, but she doubts whether her Catholic husband will grant her a divorce...
Keywords: librivox; audio; whart; novella; romance; paris
|Madame Midas - Fergus Hume|
LibriVox recording of Madame Midas by Fergus Hume. Read by Lucy Burgoyne. Madame Midas is a murder mystery, In the early days of Australia, when the gold fever was at its height. Fergus Hume was born in England, the second son of Dr James Hume. At the age of three his father emigrated with his family to Dunedin, New Zealand. He was admitted to the New Zealand bar in 1885. Shortly after graduation he left for Melbourne, Australia where he obtained a post as a barristers' clerk...
Keywords: fiction; madam; midas; fergus; hume; mystery; audio books; librivox
Downloads: 11,170 (2 reviews)
|Mademoiselle Ixe - Mary Elizabeth Hawker|
LibriVox recording of Mademoiselle Ixe by Mary Elizabeth Hawker. Read in English by David Wales This is a story by the English writer Mary Elizabeth Hawker (1848-1908) entitled Mademoiselle Ixe, by[pseudonym] Lanoe Falconer. The manuscript had been previously rejected by many publishers. The heroine is a governess in an English country house. The mystery is cleverly handled, and the artistic treatment showed a delicacy and refinement which were uncommon in English writers of short stories...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; england; nineteenth century; literary fiction; russian emigres; country house
Downloads: 799 (2 reviews)
|Maezli - Johanna Spyri|
LibriVox recording of Maezli, by Johanna Spyri. Read by Daryl Wor. "Mäzli" may be pronounced the most natural and one of the most entertaining of Madame Spyri's creations. The atmosphere is created by an old Swiss castle and by the romantic associations of the noble family who lived there. Plot interest is supplied in abundance by the children of the Bergmann family with varying characters and interests...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; children; Switzerland; castle
Downloads: 2,478 (1 review)
|Mag and Margaret: A Story for Girls - Pansy aka Isabella Alden|
LibriVox recording of Mag and Margaret: A Story for Girls, by Pansy (aka Isabella Alden). Read by TriciaG. Little Mag Jessup is an orphan girl who works hard as a servant in Mrs. Perkins' boarding house to earn her keep. She has no education, except what she has picked up on her own. Her future looks unchanging until she is given, on a whim, a devotional book called "Little Pillows," in which she learns that she is valuable to God as His child...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; fiction; religion; orphans; education; Christianity; charity; adoption
|Maggie: A Girl of the Streets - Stephen Crane|
LibriVox recording of Maggie: A Girl of the Streets, by Stephen Crane. Stephen Crane's first novel, Maggie: A Girl of the Streets has been called "the first dark flower of American Naturalism" for its distinctive elements of naturalistic fiction. The chief character, Maggie, descends into prostitution after being led astray by her lover. Rather than focusing on those that make up the very rich or middle class, the novel highlights the deplorable living conditions of the working class during the ...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; fiction; New York
|Magic Words: A Tale for Christmas Time - Emilie Maceroni|
LibriVox recording of Magic Words: A Tale for Christmas Time, by Emilie Maceroni. Read by Sean McGaughey. Magic Words is a Victorian tale of a community and how a few women bring a special kind of Christmas magic to the community-- Magic that can heal wounded hearts. (Introduction by Sean McGaughey) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; fiction; holiday; Christmas
|Magic: A Fantastic Comedy - G. K. Chesterton|
LibriVox recording of Magic: A Fantastic Comedy by G. K. Chesterton. Read in English by TriciaG; Brett W. Downey; Anthony; Beth Thomas; Kristin Gjerløw; ToddHW; Haili; Ryyla Alder George Bernard Shaw goaded the already successful essayist and novelist Chesterton into trying his hand at a play, with this 1913 result. The play examines the powers and mysteries of faith, belief, religion, and of course, magic - a mixture that should be familiar from many of his Father Brown stories...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; faith; magic
|Magna Carta - Anonymous|
Librivox's public domain recording of Magna Carta. The original document is in Latin so this can only be a fairly rough approximation of the actual content. The text used is the first version in the Gutenberg collection. - Magna Carta is the most significant early influence on the long historical process that has led to the rule of constitutional law today. Magna Carta was originally created because of disagreements between the Pope, King John and his English barons over the rights of the King...
|Magna Moralia - Aristotle|
LibriVox recording of Magna Moralia by Aristotle. (Translated by St. George William Joseph Stock.) Read in English by Geoffrey EdwardsMagna Moralia (Ancient Greek: ΗΟΙΚΩΝ ΜΕΓΑΛΩΝ, English: Great Ethics) discusses topics including friendship, virtue, happiness and God. It is disputed whether Aristotle wrote Magna Moralia. This author concludes that it is absurd to suggest that God contemplates only God but does not propose an alternative activity for God...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; Greek; ethics
|Main Street - Sinclair Lewis|
A LibriVox recording of Main Street by Sinclair Lewis, in the public domain. The LibriVox catalog page for this work lists the LibriVox readers. Carol Milford is a liberal, free-spirited young woman, reared in the metropolis of Minneapolis. She marries Will Kennicott, a doctor, who is a small-town boy at heart. When they marry, Will convinces her to live in his home-town of Gopher Prairie, Minnesota...
Keywords: librivox; literature
|Majesteit - Louis Couperus|
LibriVox opname van Majesteit van Louis Couperus. Gelezen door Marcel Coenders. Eerste van de drie koningsromans van Louis Couperus. Kroonprins Othomar van het imaginaire land Liparië wordt gekweld door angsten en twijfels in verband met zijn hoge positie. Voorgelezen voor Librivox als voorbereiding op de kroning van Koning Willem - Alexander en Koningin Maxima 20 april 2013. (Samenvatting geschreven door Marcel Coenders) Voor meer informatie, inclusief een link naar het M4B luisterboek, de on-...
Keywords: LibriVox; audioboek; literatuur
|Majoor Frans - Anna Louisa Geertruida Bosboom-Toussaint|
Librivox audioboek van Majoor Frans door Anna L.G. Bosboom-Toussaint. Gelezen door Anna Simon Een arme jonker, Leopold, wordt onverwacht een grote erfenis in het vooruitzicht gesteld na de dood van een oud-tante – onder één voorwaarde: hij moet met een nichtje van haar trouwen. Deze jonge vrouw, die Francis heet, is opgegroeid onder de hoede van haar grootvader, een generaal in het leger. Ze heeft een onconventionele opvoeding gehad die haar onafhankelijk van geest, brutaal en ruw in haar ma...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; Dutch; literatuur; Nederlands
|Major Barbara - George Bernard Shaw|
LibriVox recording of Major Barbara by George Bernard Shaw. George Bernard Shaw's Major Barbara focuses on the family of aristocratic Lady Britomart Undershaft and her estranged husband Andrew, a millionaire armaments manufacturer. Their daughters Sarah and Barbara are both engaged to be married, and Lady Britomart decides to ask Andrew for monetary support. Barbara is a Major in the Salvation Army, and agrees to let her father visit the mission in the East End of London where she works...
Keywords: librivox; audio; shaw; play; comedy; drama; salvation army
Downloads: 4,578 (1 review)
|Make Mine Homogenized - Rick Raphael|
LibriVox recording of Make Mine Homogenized, by Rick Raphael. Read by Gregg Margarite (1957-2012). Widowed cattle rancher Hetty Thompson had done all right for herself since Big Jim’s death. She had Barney, a loyal if dim-witted ranch hand, and Johnny her assistant manager whom she rescued from a drunken father years before. When the government carves out a huge piece of Frenchman’s Flat for an atomic testing ground Hetty and her neighbors object, but the millitary fences in the range anyway...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; science fiction; nevada; ranch; nuclear testing; mutation; milk; eggs
Downloads: 5,665 (1 review)
|Make Mine Homogenized Version 2 - Rick Raphael|
LibriVox recording of Make Mine Homongenised, by Rick Raphael. Read by Jeanie. Just sixty miles from ground zero in Nevada there lies Circle T Ranch run by Hetty Thompson the owner, Barney Hatfield the farmhand, and Johnny Culpepper the assistant manager. It was just another ordinary ranch until, that is, the two cows and the rooster hit the nuclear jackpot. (Introduction by Jeanie1914) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other form...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; fiction; Science fiction
Downloads: 3,019 (2 reviews)
|Makers of Many Things - Eva March Tappan|
LibriVox recording of Makers of Many Things, by Eva March Tappan. Read by Kara Shallenberg. How are friction matches made? How do rags and trees become paper? Who makes the dishes on our tables? Published in 1916, this children's book explains the origins of everyday items in an entertaining and informative way. There are plenty of illustrations, so please feel free to read along with the online etext: Makers of Many Things...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; children; teen; fiction; short stories; makers of many things; eva march tappan
|Making a Rock Garden - H. S. Adams|
LibriVox recording of Making a Rock Garden, by H. S. Adams. Read by Peter Yearsley. A short look at building a rock garden, right from the rocks themselves and how to arrange them, to choosing and placing the plants, touching wall and bog gardens, too. In this little monograph, the author is trying to draw the eyes of U.S. gardeners in to the intimate beauty of this neglected hobby. The original work has a number of attractive and useful photographs and drawings...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; gardening; horticulture; landscaping; instruction
|Malcolm Sage, detective - Herbert George Jenkins|
LibriVox recording of Malcolm Sage, detective, by Herbert George Jenkins. Read by Anna Simon. A collection of short stories that chronicles the first year of the Malcolm Sage Detective Bureau. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books (in more than 25 languages) or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; detective; fiction
|Malerbriefe: Beitraege zur Theorie und Praxis der Malerei - Wilhelm Ostwald|
LibriVox recording of Malerbriefe: Beiträge zur Theorie und Praxis der Malerei, by Wilhelm Ostwald. Gelesen auf Deutsch von Availle und Dirk Weber. In seinen 17 Malerbriefen geht Wilhelm Ostwald in leicht verständlicher Weise auf die Physikalischen (Optik) und Chemischen (Pigmente, Bindemittel) Seiten der malerischen Techniken ein. Er bespricht das Pastell, Aquarell, Guasch, Fresco, Tempera und die Ölmalerei; erklärt die Wirkung von Lichtbrechung und Reflektion einzelner Farben im Zusammensp...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; Hörbuch; German; Deutsch; non-fiction; art; Kunst; Sachbuch; Malerei; Ostwald
|Man from Snowy River and other Verses, The - Paterson, Andrew Barton|
LibriVox recording of The Man from Snowy River and other Verses, by Andrew Barton 'Banjo" Paterson A collection of poems by Australian poet Andrew Barton 'Banjo' Paterson, picturesque glimpses into life in the Bush. From the preface: "A number of these verses are now published for the first time, most of the others were written for and appeared in 'The Bulletin' (Sydney, N.S.W.), and are therefore already widely known to readers in Australasia." (Summary by Tricia G.) For further information, in...
Keywords: poetry; bush ballad; australia; librivox; snowy river; audiobook
|Man Overboard - F. Marion Crawford|
LibriVox recording of Man Overboard, by F. Marion Crawford, read by Roger Melin Peculiar happenings aboard the schooner Helen B. Jackson when one night during a storm, the small crew found themselves diminished by one. Somebody had gone overboard, and it was surmised that it was one of the twin Benton brothers. But oddly enough, it seemed that the 'presence' of the missing twin continued to exist on board during the following weeks...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; fiction; sea story; mystery
|Man: King of Mind, Body, and Circumstance - James Allen|
LibriVox recording of Man: King of Mind, Body, and Circumstance by James Allen. Read in English by Andrea Fiore. The problem of life consists in learning how to live. It is like the problem of addition or subtraction to the schoolboy. When mastered, all difficulty disappears, and the problem has vanished. All the problems of life, whether they be social, political, or religious, subsist in ignorance and wrong-living...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; New Thought; life; thoughts; poverty; mind; evolution; freedom; character; self-improvement; spirit; consciousness; happiness; truth; manifestation; habit
|Manalive - G. K. Chesterton|
LibriVox recording of Manalive by G. K. Chesterton, read by Ray Clare. The flying blast struck London just where it scales the northern heights, terrace above terrace, as precipitous as Edinburgh. It was round about this place that some poet, probably drunk, looked up astonished at all those streets gone skywards, and (thinking vaguely of glaciers and roped mountaineers) gave it the name of Swiss Cottage, which it has never been able to shake off...
Keywords: LibriVox; audio books; Chesterton; G. K. Chesterton; mystery
|Manfred - George Gordon, Lord Byron|
LibriVox recording of Manfred by George Gordon, Lord Byron. Manfred is a dramatic poem in three acts by Lord Byron, and possibly a self confessional work. A noble, Manfred, is haunted by the memory of some unspeakable crime. In seeking for forgetfulness and oblivion, he wanders between his castle and the mountains. He has several encounters with the people who try to assist him, as well as spirits that rule nature and human destiny...
Keywords: librivox; audio; byron; manfred; dramatic poem; gothic; faustian; spirit; alps; faust; guilt; supernatural; romantic
|Manifest der Kommunistischen Partei, von Karl Marx und Friedrich Engels - Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels|
Librivox recording of Manifest der Kommunistischen Partei, von Karl Marx und Friedrich Engels (The Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels) Read in the original German by Rainer Original text can be found here: http://gutenberg.spiegel.de/marx/manifest/km_toc.htm For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; deutsch; german
|Manners, Customs and Dress During the Middle Ages and During the Renaissance Period - Paul Lacroix|
LibriVox recording of Manners, Customs and Dress During the Middle Ages and During the Renaissance Period, by Paul Lacroix (1806-1884). Read by Leni, Donna Stewart, Ruth Golding, Jim Clevenger, hearhis and Clacas. A comprehensive and detailed account of medieval life and culture in France, with reference to other parts of Europe, including chapters on private life, food, hunting, games and pastimes, costume, privileges and rights, justice, commerce, finance, and punishments...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; hisotry; France; Europel medieval; mediaeval, middle ages; culture; politics; justice; trade; food; cookery; games; hunting; costume; finance; taxes
|Mansfield Park - Jane Austen|
LibriVox recording of Mansfield Park by Jane Austen. Read by Karen Savage. Miss Frances, the youngest Ward sister, "married, in the common phrase, to disoblige her family, and by fixing on a lieutenant of marines, without education, fortune, or connexions, did it very thoroughly. She could hardly have made a more untoward choice." Some years later, pregnant with her ninth child, Mrs. Price appeals to her family, namely to her eldest sister and her husband, Sir Thomas Bertram, for help with her o...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; fiction; austen; mansfield park
Downloads: 152,576 (4 reviews)
|Mansfield Park - Jane Austen|
LibriVox recording of Mansfield Park, by Jane Austen. Mansfield Park features Austen's frailest and perhaps most scrupulous heroine, Fannie Price. As the eldest daughter in a poor family, Fannie is sent to rich relatives when she's just old enough to fully appreciate the shame of her circumstances. Without pride or prejudice, Fanny sticks to principles in all matters. And matters certainly put her to the test...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; austen; romance; satire
Downloads: 336,223 (2 reviews)
|Mansfield Park (dramatic reading) - Jane Austen|
LibriVox recording of Mansfield Park by Jane Austen. Read by Elizabeth Klett with a full cast. Mansfield Park is Jane Austen's 1814 novel focusing on Fanny Price, the daughter of a poor Portsmouth family, who is taken to live with her aunt and uncle Bertram's family on their estate at the age of ten. Surrounded by her wealthy and privileged cousins, and continually reminded of her lower status by her bullying Aunt Norris, Fanny grows up timid and shy, but with a strong sense of ethics, partly in...
Keywords: librivox; audio; austen; mansfield park; novel; dramatic reading
|Manual of Egyptian Archaeology and Guide to the Study of Antiquities in Egypt - Gaston Maspero|
LibriVox recording of Manual of Egyptian Archaeology and Guide to the Study of Antiquities in Egypt by Gaston Maspero, translated by Amelia B. Edwards. Read by Timothy Ferguson A handbook of Egyptian archaeology, issued by the British Museum, considered suitable for British tourists traveling to Egypt in the 19th Century. (Introduction by Timothy Ferguson) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go t...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; Egypt; Egyptology; archaeology; antiquities; history; British Museum; nonfiction
|Many Voices (selection from) - E. Nesbit|
Read by: David Barnes, Carrie Gillespie, Jim Mowatt, Cori Samuel, Peter Yearsley. E. Nesbit (Edith Bland) was a prodigious 19th century children’s writer who produced over 60 books of fiction for children. This book of poems has many elements which would appeal to children but there’s also some exploration of her feelings of love, lust and longing which your average 10 year old would find downright yucky...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; poetry; nesbit
|Maoriland Fairy Tales - Edith Howes|
LibriVox recording of LibriVox recording of Maoriland Fairy Tales, by Edith Howes. Read by Mareab. Most of the tales have some basis in history. It is an oral language so all histories have to be remembered and retold. To help with this memory retelling the carvings all have relative information and prompts, stories of Atua (sort of gods) and other people (pakeha) that have been encountered are all blended into the stories...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; nonfiction; myths; Maori; creation; children
|Marcella - Mrs. Humphry Ward|
LibriVox recording of Marcella by Mrs. Humphry Ward. Read by LibriVox Volunteers "Mary Augusta Ward was a very popular author at the end of the 19th century. The arrival of Marcella was discussed a lot in the London news papers. This popular novel tells about Marcella Boyce, a beauty of the 1880s, who thinks she truly believes in the values of socialism. A 21-year-old art student, she lives in a boarding house in Kensington until her father inherits Mellor Park, the family estate which is locate...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; fiction; Mary Augusta Ward
|Marcia Schuyler - Grace Livingston Hill|
LibriVox recording of Marcia Schuyler, by Grace Livingston Hill. Read by TriciaG. A compelling love triangle. Marcia is young & sweet. Her older sister Kate is vain & selfish. Marcia deeply admires the man that Kate is to marry: handsome & respected David Spafford. But on the eve of the wedding, Kate elopes with another man. Marcia is there when the note is found...the note that effectively breaks David's heart...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; fiction; romance; railroads; steam engines; love triangle
|Mardi Vol. 2 - Herman Melville|
LibriVox recording of Mardi, and a Voyage Thither, by Herman Melville. Read by James K. White. Mardi is Melville's first purely fictional work. In it he contemplates man's beliefs, and questions whether or not one faith has value over another--or is it all simply a sham? Mardi is a poetically existential analysis of religious truths as told through the protagonist's allegorical wanderings across the South Pacific...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; sea stories; whale; ship; philosophy
|Margaret of Anjou - Jacob Abbott|
LibriVox recording of MArgaret of Anjou by Jacob Abbott, read by Cathy Barratt Margaret of Anjou, wife of England’s Henry VI, played a key role in launching the storied War of the Roses – the 30-year civil conflict fuelled by the Lancasters and the Yorks, each vying for the British throne in the 15th century. (Summary by Cathy Barratt). For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox c...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; historical fiction; war of roses; english history
|Marge Askinforit - Barry Pain|
LibriVox recording of Marge Askinforit, by Barry Pain. Read by Nigel Boydell. A rollicking parody of the Margot Asquith memoirs, in which Pain's character, Marge, beguiles us with the most personal details of her dysfunctional family, and delights in relating every cringing, if not wholly accurate, minutiae of her exciting private life. (Summary by Nigel Boydell) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), plea...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; parody; comedy; fiction; memoir
|Mari, Our Little Norwegian Cousin|
LibriVox recording of Mari, Our Little Norwegian Cousin, by Mary Hazelton Blanchard Wade "Long before Columbus discovered America, there were brave men in the north of Europe who dared to sail farther out upon the unknown waters of the Atlantic than any other people in the world. These daring seamen were called Vikings. Their home was the peninsula of Scandinavia, now ruled over by one king, although divided into two distinct countries, Norway and Sweden...
Keywords: travel; children; librivox; audiobook; norway
|Maria Chapdelaine - Louis Hémon|
Enregistrement Librivox de Maria Chapdelaine, par Louis Hémon. Lu par Jc Guan. LibriVox recording of Maria Chapdelaine, by Louis Hémon. Read in French by Jc Guan. Maria Chapdelaine raconte la vie difficile d'une famille paysanne au Québec, au début des années 1900. Page LibriVox du livre: http://librivox.org/maria-chapdelaine-by-louis-hemon/ Pour plus d'informations, ou pour participer, visitez LibriVox.org M4B format available
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; fiction; historical; canadian; bas canada; quebec; peasant; lower canada; quebecois